San Miguel Writers Conference

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Welcome to the San Miguel Writers’ Conference Writing Contest.


The San Miguel Writers Conference is pleased to announce their annual Writing Contest, open for submissions August 1, 2024

The deadline for submissions is: September 1, 2024.

Submissions of poetry, fiction and creative nonfiction/memoir are welcome. 

One winner will be chosen from each category and will win one “The Works Package” to the 2025 Conference. This package is worth $1450 and includes full access to the conference, including parties and receptions, seven workshops and one six-hour Intensive Workshop. See our website for a full list of everything The Works Package includes.

Three winners will be chosen, one in each category by these distinguished authors 

Ann Hood - fiction

Lauren Camp -poetry

Judy Reeves - creative nonfiction / memoir

Winners will be asked to read an excerpt of their winning submission at the 20th Anniversary conference!


Submission guidelines are as follows:

--Poetry: Three poems of no more than ten pages

--Fiction: 2500 words of double spaced 12pt prose. Please use Times New Roman or Calibri font.

--Creative Nonfiction/ Memoir: 2500 words of double spaced 12pt prose. Please use Times New Roman or Calibri font.

--Please do not include your name in the body of your creative submission.

--Cost per submission: $35

 Winners will be announced November 15th, 2024.

Email: Please add contests@sanmiguelwritersconference.org to your contact list, so our emails are not sent to Spam and you never miss out on important messages

Note: If you begin filling out a submission proposal and realize you are missing information, you can scroll to the bottom, save your proposal as a draft, and come back later to finish it.

For more information about the San Miguel Writers’ Conference or San Miguel Literary Sala please visit our websites:  https://sanmiguelwritersconference.org/ or https://sanmiguelliterarysala.org/

San Miguel Writers Conference